Archive: 01/20/2011

Viral protein mimic keeps immune system quiet

In a new paper published Jan. 21 in the journal Science, a team of researchers led by Microbiology and Immunology professor Blossom Damania, PhD, has shown for the first time that the Kaposi sarcoma virus has a decoy protei ...

Jan 20, 2011
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Khat inhibits self-control: researchers find

Dutch and Spanish scientists have warned that long-term use of the drug khat, obtained from a plant native to East Africa, lowers inhibitions with potentially dangerous results.

Jan 20, 2011
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